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Herbert Atkinson Bicycle Shop in Liverpool

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loudoniii

loudoniii Report 3 Apr 2013 23:24

I am looking for any information on Herbert Atkinson, believed to have run a Bicycle Shop or Bicycle Repair Shop in Liverpool in the 1950's / 1960's. Herbert was born in England, location unknown, around 1930 or thereabouts. Brother of Roderick Reed Atkinson. Any information on Herbert would be much appreciated.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 3 Apr 2013 23:27

Do you know when and where Roderick was born ?


Name: Roderick Reed Atkinson
Birth Date: abt 1928
Age: 20
Port of Departure: Port Said, Egypt
Arrival Date: 7 Mar 1948
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Salonika
Ship Name: Arundel Castle
Search Ship Database: View the 'Arundel Castle' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Ltd
Official Number: 145175


Going to PlympeoleHouse, Liverpool. Occupation of seaman

loudoniii

loudoniii Report 3 Apr 2013 23:35

Hi GlitterBaby! Thanks for your prompt message. I have the record you show here - the only record in the universe that I can find about Herbert's brother Roderick. Yes, Roderick Reed Atkinson was born on 3 Apr 1929 in England (don't know any more specifics on location, but would love to know). He married Martha Maria Vermeulen in Cape Town, South Africa in 1954, and settled down in South Africa and had a family there. He died on 9 Jun 1983, believed to be in South Africa. Roderick was a Merchant Navy seaman, hence his service on the RMS Arundel Castle - which also visited Cape Town. Thanks for your assistance.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 3 Apr 2013 23:42

No obvious birth for Roderick to give a clue as to mothers maiden name to find the birth for Herbert

Reggie

Reggie Report 3 Apr 2013 23:45

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1322609